Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Computer Software and Firmware with expertise in software and firmware development. I have experience with general embedded software development, primarily in computer storage devices and controllers, hard disk drive, medical devices, and printer and scanner devices. I have additional experience with patent infringement, forensic product examination, prior art research, patent re-exams/invalidity, source code examination, intellectual property, and trade secrets. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes trade secret, copyright, breach of contract, source code reverse engineering, USB memory cards, patent infringement, hard disk duplicators and erasers, and forensic analysis of competitive products for patent infringement of hard disk duplicators.
My consulting experience includes quick design and implementation of calibration code for manufacturing of embedded device; evaluation and debugging of firmware for medical device; architecture design and firmware development of automotive engine diagnostic equipment; and defect management, boot codes, and flash translation layer.
My professional experience includes being a Consultant for various companies in regards to software and firmware development.
I have 30+ years of software development as well as ~18 years of expert witnessing in IP, primarily for patent infringement, and copyright and trade secret litigation.
|BS||Electrical Engineering||San Diego State University|
Awards & Affiliation
|IEEE u2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|IDEMA u2013 International Disk drive Equipment Manufacturers Association|
|STA u2013 SCSI Trade Association|
|FCIA u2013 Fibre Channel Industry Association|
|SNIA u2013 Storage Networking Industry Association|
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases